Under Western Eyes is a literary historical fiction novel by the Polish-British author Joseph Conrad. It was first published in 1911, and takes place in Russia and Switzerland. The story talks about a Russian student, Razumov, whose life changes...

Tristan is a novella that was written by Thomas Mann and published in 1903. Tristan is one of the six works in the collection Tristan: Sechs Novellen. The work alludes to the myth of Tristan and Iseult quite often. In this myth, Tristan is a...

Wit is the name given to a theater play written by the American Playwright Margaret Edson and which premiered in 1995 in the South Coast Repertory Costa Mesa, in California. The play was then sent to different theaters and was played in theaters...

Tar Baby is a novel written by Toni Morrison and published in 1981. Morrison was a professor at various universities all over the United States, but she moved to NYC to become a part time writer in the mornings before she went to work as an editor...

Truth be told, The Trial is only partially a Franz Kafka novel. Work in earnest on the novel began for Kafka in 1914 following an intensely emotional and upsetting meeting with his fiancée and her sister. The manuscript he gave his friend Max Brod...

Three Tall Women is a two-act play by Edward Albee. It was first performed at the English Theater in Vienna, Austria under the direction of Albee himself and starring American actress Myra Carter, who won several awards for the performance.

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Zuleika Dobson is the only novel of essayist, parodist, and caricaturist Max Beerbohm.The full title is Zuleika Dobson or an Oxford Love Story. Published in 1911 by Heinemann Publishing, the novel is a satire on undergraduate life at Oxford...

Jean-Paul Sartre was a French philosopher born on June 21, 1905 in Paris, France. During Sartre's childhood, his father was a great influence on him, as he was an avid reader of classic literature. When Sartre read an essay by philosopher Henri...

Wise Children is a novel published in 1991 by the English author Angela Carter. The novel was the author’s last one as she started writing it after she was diagnosed with cancer. Angela Carter died just a year later at the age of 51. Angela Carter...